Southside Middle School

Southside Middle School serves 865 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Southside Middle School operates within the Florence 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 865 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 865 students
Southside Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Southside Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Southside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Southside Middle School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
50%
35%
Southside Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
45%
52%
Southside Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Southside Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.41
Southside Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
51%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Southside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,512 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,855 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
8
Number of Students Managed 16,280 4,192
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $166 MM $38 MM
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $156 MM $39 MM
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,512 $9,366
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,855 $9,666
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Florence Career Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Choices Charter (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Greenwood Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FlorenceFlorence Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.1 miles
    126 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8465
    0.19-12n/a
  • FlorenceSouth Florence High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1637 students
    0.1 miles
    3200 South Irby St
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8190
    0.19-121637
  • FlorenceGreenwood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 789 students
    2.4 miles
    2300 East Howe Springs Rd
    FlorenceSC 29505
    (843)664-8451
    2.4KG-6789
  • FlorenceChoices CharterCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 13 students
    2.5 miles
    404 Freight Rd
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8993
    2.56-1213
  • EffinghamDewey-carter Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 769 students
    3 miles
    4937 South Irby St
    EffinghamSC 29541
    (843)664-8479
    3PK-6769

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